Meaning of CONTINUOUS in English
— continuously , adv. — continuousness , n.
/keuhn tin"yooh euhs/ , adj.
1. uninterrupted in time; without cessation: continuous coughing during the concert.
2. being in immediate connection or spatial relationship: a continuous series of blasts; a continuous row of warehouses.
3. Gram. progressive (def. 7).
[ 1635-45; continuus uninterrupted, equiv. to contin ( ere ) to hold together, retain ( con- CON- + -tinere, comb. form of tenere to hold; cf. CONTAIN) + -uus deverbal adj. suffix; cf. -OUS, CONTIGUOUS ]
Usage . See continual .
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012